Mark Tami

MP, Alyn and Deeside

Alyn and Deeside Labour

Mark Tami campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Mark Tami’s voting in Parliament

Mark Tami is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Mark Tami’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Mark Tami’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Mark Tami’s full vote analysis page for more.

Mark Tami has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Delegated Legislation: Cockling: Dee Estuary 19 Jul 2016

    My hon. Friend mentioned the 53 licences. Many people worked those beds for years, as did their fathers and grandfathers before them, and were not given licences, unlike many others who had not worked the beds before.
  • Backbench Business: Contribution of Poles to UK Society — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] 19 Jul 2016

    I apologise for not being here at the start of the debate. A number of people have spoken to me, saying that they just do not feel welcome any more. It is difficult to get that across and to change attitudes. I have spoken to a vast range of people, many of whom are investing and creating jobs in the country, and if they do not feel that they have a future in the country, they will leave and...
  • EU Referendum: UK Steel Industry — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] 13 Jul 2016

    I apologise for not being here at the start of the debate. My hon. Friend talked about pensioners. Shotton steelworks is in my constituency, and there are a lot of pensioners because the steelworks used to be far bigger. Many still live in the area, so the change in spending power over time will affect not only them but the whole area. We have to think about that as well.

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Labour MP for Alyn and Deeside

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Health
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Voter Participation/Registration
  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  • Animal Quarantine
  • Roads: Accidents
  • Crayfish

Currently held offices

  • Member, Administration Committee (since 20 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (since 16 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (since 17 Jun 2015)
  • Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons) (since 7 Oct 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration Committee (23 Jan 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (18 Nov 2010 to 8 Nov 2011)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (13 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 18 Nov 2007)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (22 Jan 2007 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (29 Nov 2005 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Paymaster General), HM Treasury (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Mark Tami’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.45% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 85 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Tami’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 164 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Aug 2016.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Apartment in Portugal: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 April 2014)
Holiday apartment on the farm in Flintshire where we live: (i) and (ii). (Registered 10 April 2014)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Sally Tami, as part-time Secretary/budget control.

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